Michael was was born in July 1932 in Luanda K’Agina to Obadiah Oloo and Christine Okiya Oloo, both now deceased. He was the 2nd born and brother to Okinyo (deceased), Hilda Aketch, Adhiambo (deceased) Josephine Opiyo, Abyshaggy Oloo, Joseph Otieno (deceased) and Evans Oloo (deceased).
Michael attended Luanda Intermediate School where he did his KAPE and after passing proceeded to Onjiko Secondary School before proceeding to Uganda where he completed his schooling. Very early in his youth Michael was a keen musician and played with the late Horace Obiero’s Lang Obiero Band which was a popular live Brand at the time that went on to make some recordings.
Michael proceeded to relocate to Nairobi as part of the early urban migration and first got employed by British American Tobacco (BAT) in Likoni Road Nairobi. It is here, he met Elizabeth Waithera his first wife and with who they had 5 children, namely Jim, Susan, Joyce, Catherine and Adah. Michael married his second wife Mary Adhiambo in 1968 and they had two children, Edward and Belinda. He is survived by many nieces and nephews as well as many grandchildren.